Triangle Stages Offer Family-Friendly Performances in March
Take your pick of family-friendly performances across the Triangle in March.
March 1 – Clayton Youth Theater presents the romantic comedy about the hilarious adventures — and misadventures — of residents of a remote northern town that doesn’t quite exist. $11 adults, $6 students. 7:30 p.m. The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton. 919-553-1737. theclaytoncenter.com.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
March 1-2 – Applause! Cary Youth Theatre presents the tale about Hank Morgan of Hartford, Conn., who is transported back to the days of King Arthur. Can Hank make it back to modern times, or will he get caught up in the wicked plot of Morgan Le Fey? $5-$10. 7:30 p.m. March 1; 2 p.m. March 2. Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. 919-462-2055. etix.com.
Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train Live: Buddy’s Big Adventure
March 1-2 – Join Buddy, Tiny, Don and all of their friends in a fun-filled and interactive trip back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth…and rode in trains! Ages 3-6. $20-$26. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 1-2. Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. ticketmaster.com.
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Carolina Ballet
March 1-2 – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is a theatrical and sensory treat, taking the audience on a journey through the changing of seasons, including the chill of winter, the newness of spring, the languor of summer and the melancholy of fall. $34-$110. 2 and 8 p.m. March 1; 2 p.m. March 2. Fletcher Opera Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. 919-719-0900. carolinaballet.com.
Harlem Globetrotters’ Fans Rule World Tour
March 2 – See the famed innovators of basketball hijinks perform. $20-$155. 3 p.m. PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.
Celtic Women Perform
March 8 – The all-female Irish ensemble delivers inspiring music with angelic voices. $53-$117. 3 and 7:30 p.m. Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.
Music, Noise and Silence
March 8 – A concert seems doomed as Silence and Noise attempt to seize control of the orchestra. Only the audience and Music can help the conductor bring harmony back to the orchestra. Features Magic Circle Mime Co. Purchase tickets online. $20 and up. 1 and 4 p.m. Meymandi Concert Hall, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. ncsymphony.org.
March 11-16 – Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning musical features Eva Peron, who used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world, while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. Ages 4 and younger not admitted. $42-$121. 7:30 p.m. March 11, 12, 13; 8 p.m. March 14; 2 and 8 p.m. March 15; 1 and 6:30 p.m. March 16. Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.
Civil Rights Through Song: A Choral History of Raleigh Through the Civil Rights Era
March 13-23 – Burning Coal Theatre Company and the Raleigh Boychoir use choral music, dance and drama to celebrate the Civil Rights Movement. $25 adults, $15 students. ($15 Thursday admission.) 7:30 p.m. March 13-15, 20-22; 2 p.m. March 16 and 23. Burning Coal Theatre, 224 Polk St., Raleigh. 919-834-4001. burningcoal.org.
Romeo and Juliet by Carolina Ballet
March 13-30 – Carolina Ballet presents the age-old story with beautifully choreographed dances that showcase the highs and lows of true love and the angry rivalry of feuding families. $38-$78. 8 p.m. March 13-14; 2 and 8 p.m. March 15, 22 and 29; 2 p.m. March 16, 23 and March 30. Fletcher Opera Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. 919-719-0900. carolinaballet.com.
March 14-30 – Raleigh Little Theater presents an original fable based on the fallacy that one color is superior to another. Even the alphabet suffers in Ottoville, ruled by a ridiculous dictator, Otto the Official. He decrees that orange is the only acceptable hue. Only Rozelle the Rebellious dares to bring a blue flower into Otto’s orange world. It takes the arrival of an artist, loving all the tints of the rainbow, to paint Otto in his true colors. $13 adults, $9 ages 12 and younger. See website for show times. 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. raleighlittletheatre.org
United We Dance
March 14-15 – Cary Ballet Company and the 3D Project present a mix of jazz and ballet dance. $15. 6:30 p.m. March 14; 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. March 15. Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. 919-462-2055. etix.com.
The Ten Tenors Perform
March 20 – The acclaimed Australian troupe delivers its unique approach to opera. $48-$84. 7:30 p.m. Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.
Abbey Road LIVE! Performs
March 29 – Hear Beatles tunes performed by the tribute band. Kids can sing along on stage. Purchase tickets online. $10 adults, $8 kids. 1 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Cats Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. 919-967-9053. catscradle.com.
Carolina Youth Ballet Presents The Little Princess
March 29 – Talented young dancers perform a delightful ballet about a little girl who is left at a boarding school. Her fellow students believe that her father has died and that she is penniless, and the head mistress treats her like the school slave. But when they all discover that she very rich, the headmistress and school bullies beg for her forgiveness. Purchase tickets online. $5-$20. 1 and 3 p.m. The 3 p.m. show also features Don Quixote, Act 1. Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. etix.com.
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